Tracheostomy and Ventilator Practices

Topic: Trach Ties: Dermatitis

Philip
November 9, 2005

Dermatitis, also called eczema, is an inflammation of the skin. It can have many causes and occur in many forms. Generally, dermatitis describes swollen, reddened and itchy skin. A Mayo Clinic description is here.

Dermatitis in association with a trach is not something that is easily dismissed.


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